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. >>> and kim lawton on a group trying to document every house of worship in new york city, block by block. >> major funding for "religion and ethics weekly" is profounded by lilian, dedicated to the founders' interest in religion and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america. designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >> welcom i'm bob abeeth it's good to have you with us. anticipation is growing over the selection of the next pope, following pope benedict xvi's surprise announcement that he is retiring. at one of his final public appearances, benedict asked for prayers for himself and his successor. he then entered a week long retreat amid wide speculation that the papal conclave might begin before march 15th, giving the cardinals more time to select the next pope before holy week. meanwhile, some american catholics are demanding cardinal roger mahony not attend the conclave because of his role in the clergy sex abuse crisis. recently released documents show t
to exhaust every possible option to secure abedini's release. >>> we have a special report today on the city in the u.s. that has become nearly as identified with evangelical protestants as rome is with catholics or mecca, with muslims. it is colorado springs, colorado, where our correspondent saul gonzales found that the most prominent religious institution there, focus on the family, is trying to soften its image as an ultra-conservative leader in the culture wars. >> reporter: with pike's peak as a backdrop, the citizens of colorado springs aren't shy about telling visitors about what makes their community so special. there's the u.s. olympic training center, and the united states air force academy, historic neighborhoods with fine old homes, and lots of ways to enjoy a healthy, outdoor lifestyle. however among many american christians, colorado springs is also known for something else, as an epicenter of evangelical faith and activism. that's partly because of the high-profile mega-churches in the community, but mostly because of the sheer number of i national evangelical christian group
next week. >>> also, judy valente reports on the city long known for its religious conservatism that spent all last year fostering interfaith understanding. >>> and sufi whirling dervishes at washington's smithsonian institution. >>> welcome. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. a dramatic developme this week the catholic church's sex abuse crisis. prominent retired cardinal roger mahony was stripped of his public and administrative church duties in los angeles amid widespread criticism of how he covered up allegations of child sex abuse by priests. l.a.'s current archbishop jose gomez took the unprecedented step as the archdiocese began releasing internal documents which revealed the extent to which mahony worked to protect the church from the abuse scandal. gomez said the behavr described in the files was "sad and evil." mahony has issued several apologies for his actions. advocates for sex abuse victims called this a largely symbolic move. but church experts say it's the first time in the crisis that any action has been taken against such a high-rank
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